§ 668.701 Short title
§ 668.702 Definitions
§ 668.703 Prohibited acts
§ 668.704 Remedies
§ 668.705 Exemptions

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 668 > Part IV

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Credit union: means any cooperative society organized pursuant to this chapter. See Florida Statutes 668.801
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • political subdivision: include counties, cities, towns, villages, special tax school districts, special road and bridge districts, bridge districts, and all other districts in this state. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Web page: means a location that has a single uniform resource locator (URL) with respect to the World Wide Web or another location that can be accessed on the Internet. See Florida Statutes 668.702